Twitter Facebook Vimeo Youtube Google Plus Pinterest Tumblr
04 February 2016

1907 – Church, Timoleague, Co. Cork

Architect: M.A. Hennessy “Timoleague (Co. Cork). — A new parish church is being erected in Timoleague, to replace the existing antiquated building. The design of the new’ church was entrusted to Mr. M....

03 February 2016

Want to learn about conserving your Dublin period house?

The Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council have assembled a team of conservation experts to present a series of talks on the history and significance of Dublin’s period houses and practical advice...

03 February 2016

IGS Conservation Grant Scheme 2016

The Irish Georgian Society, through the support of its London Chapter, has announced an open call for applications to its Conservation Grants Scheme 2016. Now in its third year, the Grants Scheme aims...

26 January 2016

1908 – Carnegie Library & Museum, Pery Sq., Limerick

Architect: G.P. Sheridan Library funded by donation from Andrew Carnegie, and constructed after an architectural competition. Sheridan’s design was actually placed second by the assessor G.C. Ashlin. The foundation stone was laid by...

22 January 2016

1891 – Furlong’s Mills, Kennedy Quay, Cork

Architect: James F. McMullen Also known as Marina Mills, demolished circa 1986, the ground floor walls have been kept as a site wall. Described in The Irish Builder, December 15 1890: “The bricks...

22 January 2016

Heneghan Peng to design Canadian Canoe Museum

Heneghan Peng Architects and Kearns Mancini Architects of Toronto have won the international competition for the new $45-million Canadian Canoe Museum to be located at the majestic site of the 1904 Peterborough Lift...

22 January 2016

1875 – Lighthouse and Keepers Dwellings, Galley Head, Co. Cork

Architect: John S. Sloane Galley Head Lighthouse is one of 70 lighthouses operated by the Commissioners of Irish Lights around the coast of Ireland. The station was designed by Mr J. S. Sloane,...

21 January 2016

1891 – Railway Bridge, Westland Row, Dublin

When under construction the tracks on platforms 1 and 2 in the station had to be inclined to make the bridge. Originally Westland Row Station was a terminus but was altered to be...

19 January 2016

1863 – Railway Station, Whiteabbey, Co. Antrim

Architect: Whiteabbey was the first major stop outside Belfast with the main station building on the up line constructed around 1863 with a canopy added fifty years later. The down line, to Portrush...

15 January 2016

1900 – Post Office, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: Robert Cochrane Cochrane designed many small to medium sized post offices around Ireland. Demolished and replaced in the early 1970s.